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THE ARGKCTS, SATUBDAT, FEBRTJAKT 14, 1903.
Threatening weather to
night and Sunday .with prob
ably snow; nearly stationary
J. M. SHERIEK,
Temperature 7 a. m. 21; at
2:30 p. m. 23.
Stoves at Wilcher's.
Zazaro. Union made.
For insurance, E. J. Burns.
Buy a home of Reidj' Bros.
Try Spilger for fair prices.
W'eekel's flour, none better.
Dolly Eros', shoe sale tonight.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
$1.85 for $2.50 shoes. Dolly Bros.
Eggs 30 cents a dozen at Weckel's.
For real estate and insurance, E. J.
Eggs, three dozen for 25 cents, at
Plenty of fresh dressed poultry at
Hess Bros', this evening.
Egfjs, three dozen for 25 cents, at
' Eggs must move, only 10 cents a
dozen at Weckel's this evening.
Eggs, three dozen for 23 cents, at
Just received, a carload of iron
beds at Clemann & Salzmann's.
Choice lot of rocking chairs, from
$1.75 and up. Drake Furniture & Car
pet company, Davenport.
Sheriff Ileider left today for Joliet
with Edward Smith, sentenced to the
penitentiary for burglary.
When purchasing cigars see that
the blue union label of the Cigar
makers' union is on the box.
Orma club dance, Turner opera
house, Davenport, Sunday evening,
Feb. 15. Admission 25 cents. Ladies
You can still secure good seats for
the Tri-City Press club lecture at the
Burtis opera house next Tuesday ev
ening. The Ladies of the A. II. will give
a box social Tuesday evening, Feb.
17, at Memorial hall. All friends are
Just received, over fifty styles of
box couches, from $S to $23 each.
Drake Furniture & Carpet company,
An extra heavy Smyrna rug, regu
lar price $:i.25, Monday cnly $2.48.
'Drake Furniture & Carpet company,
Full sized (x.'?0 inch Sinyrna rugs,
choice psittcrns, Monday, only $1.98, a
$2.50 value. Drake Furniture & Car
500 adjustable brass curtain rods,
Ihe 10 cent kind, Monday only 5 cents
each. Drake Furniture & Carpet com
Read the Leader's ad tonight on
page five, and then take advantage
of the greatest bargains in ladies'
shoes ever offered.
See our basement bargain tables, 10,
20. 25 and 50 cents, all filled with
crockery bargains. Drake Furniture
& Carpet company.
Goods are now arriving by the car
load. We have just received a car
load of iron beds and straw matting.
Clemann Sr. Salzmann.
Harry Tappendorf was removed
yesterday from St. Anthony's hospital
in the city ambulance to his home,
920 Twenty-first street.
Miss Elfriede Meisner, 1713 West
Third street, Davenport, music teach
er; graduate of the Leipzig Conserva
tory, Germany. Patroange solicited.
Window shades in all the new col
ors, 6 and 7 feet lengths, from 15 to
75 cents. Heady to hang. Drake Fur
niture & Carpet compony, Davenport.
Make .known your upholstering
wants. We can give you the best of
service. Special on this elats of work
all this week. Drake Furniture & Car
Former County Treasurer P. F.
Cox has taken quarters in the Guyer
block over 1810 Second avenue, where
he is preparing to open a real estate
and insurance office.
Coroner Eckbart today closed the
Central News stand located at 1702
Third avenue and owned by C. J. Coy
on a chattel mortgage for $218 held
by E. F. Stroehle.
James Payne, chaplain of the Chi
cago Gideon camp, is to speak tomor
row evening at the Broadway Pres
byterian church under the auspices of
the young people's societies of the
Do you need anything in the crock
ery line? We are making social
prices on this class of goods. See
those, salads at 25 cents. Drake Fur
niture & Carpet company, Davenport.
Do you dance? If not, join Clen
denin's class, which meets in Indus
trial hall every Saturday night at 7
p. m., and Library hall, Davenport,
Wednesday evenings. 8 to 11. 'Phone
The seats for the lecture by Harry
De Windt at the Burtis next Tuesday
.evening under the auspices of the
.Tri-City Press club arc going fast.
However; there are still some good
50 pieces of velvet and body Brus
sels carpet, sample lots of iy3 and 1
lengths'. Can be used ns rugs; for
Monday only, $3.98, $1.23 and, $1.50.
Drake Furniture & Carpet company,
How a"bout jrour sewing machine?
Does it need repairs? Perhaps yon
chines from $12.50 and up. We repair
sewing machines. Drake Furniture &
Mrs. Weinberger was removed in
the ' ambulance this morning from
her home, 919 Seventh avenue, to St.
Anthony's hospital. Mrs. Wilson was
taken to the hospital from 1516 Fifth-imd-a-halt
Architect L.' M. Drack has prepared
plans for an $8,000 residence to be
built by James Gauley. of Reynolds,
in that village. The specifications
provide for a building embodying ev
ery modern convenience.
The question of alimony in the di
vorce case of Lena Blakely vs. John
Blakely, in which a decree has been
granted, is still pending in the circuit
court, but will probably be settled
within the next few weeks.
J. A. Wright, the Rock Island con
ductor who was injured by a piece of
baggage falling upon his foot a cou
ple of weeks ago, was able -yesterday
afternoon to be removed from St. An
thony's hospital to his home at 4210
The monthly meeting of the Pri
mary Sunday School Teachers' union
will be held at Broadway Presbyter
ian church at 3 o'clock tomorrow af
ternoon. All interested in Sunday
school work will find the session a
profitable one to attend.
The resignation of O. E. Cramer as
justice of the peace in this county
has been reeeivetl by County Clerk
Hubbard. Mr. Cramer held that office
at the time he" left for Beaumont
nearly two years -ago as secretary of
the Tri-City Oil company.
If you intend to go to housekeeping
and haven't quite the necessary
amount, come to us and we will give
you terms that will not be hard for
you to meet. Our prices are guaran
teed to be lowest. Call and be con
vinced. Clemann & Salzmann.
Prof. Clendenin gives private les
sons at your homes or hall in-dancing
of every description, physical and
health "culture, fencing, etc. Exer
cises given to ' strengthen or reduce
the size of every" part of the body.
Agent for health exerciser. 'Phone
About thirty-five patients that have
been confined in the Cook county in
sane hospital at Dunning, 111., were
yesterday transferred to the Water
town hospital, being brought to that
place via the Milwaukee road in
charge of Dr. Neeley and a number
. Wherever your shaking recipe calls
for liquors of any kind, you should
get nothing but" the best. Don't spoil
your- faking by using liquors of a
poor quality. Simon Lewis carries
the finest line -of Kentucky whiskies
and brandies to be found in the city.
Prk'es always right.
Evanvelist Day will hold services
this evening at 7::0 at the home of
Mrs". Moore. 427 Fifth street. His en
gagements" for next week follow:
Monday evening, at the home of Mrs.
I W. .Tudd, 4:i6 Seventh street; iTueK
day evening, at the home of Mrs.
George Hastings, 303 Eleventh street;
Wednesday evening, at the home of
Mrs. Collins, C02 Fourth street.
The safe that was blowy up in, the
robin? ry of the First 'National bank
at Cambridge a couple of weeks ago
was sent through this city by freight
yesterday afternoon enroute to Chi
cago to be repaired at the factory.
While it was in the local yards a mmi-ber-of
people took opportunity to ex
amine it and incidentally to hunt for
any loose change that might be blown
into the cracks and crevices.
The 14-y ear-old son of Peter Stev
ens, living on South Sixteenth street,
lloline, was bound and thrown in a
corner yesterday by two men in the
absence of the members of the fam
ily. The pair then ransacked the
place and stole $19 and a gold ring.
They were strangers and asked for
something to eat. Learning that the
boy was alone they committed the
crime. Ihe Jaa was not lioerated tor
some hours. He has given a descrip
tion of the robbers.
There is still no light upon the ori
gin of the disastrous fire of Wednes
day night at Rock Island arsenal.
The fact that there were no electric
wires near the place where the tire
originated and that all those that
were in the building were dead and
had been for hours has completely
overturned the theory that electricity
had anything to do with it. A large
quantity of rifles and ammunition has
already been shipped .from the ar
senals in the cast to replenish the
supply" on hand for issue here.
The Thirty club holds its annual
opening dance at Industrial hall next
Thursday evening, Feb. 19.
The local U. V. U. and W V. R. U.
last, evening entertained a large party
of friends, including many from Mo-
line and Davenport, at cinch at Me
morial hall. The game was played at
14 tables. A musical program was
carried out and lunch was served.
The prizes were awarded as follows:
First ladies' prize, Mrs. L. Dorman,
china perfume box; second prize,
Mrs. Runge, china cracker bowl;
third prize, Mrs. Frank Nelson, parlor
lamp; -first gentlemen's prize, G. M.
Stoddard, of Mcline, smoking tray;
second prize, W. Malcom, wooden
cigar .tray" and match box; consola
tion prize, A. Butters.
The land and naval militiamen of
the city last evening entertained at a
St. Valentine'; masquerade ball at Ar
mory hall over one hundred cou
ples of. their friends. Bleuer's fur
nished the music, and a delightful
time was enjoyed. .
Invitations are out for the fifth an
nual military ball 6f the Second divi
sion, Second ship's crew, X. M. I., of
this city, which will be held at Ar
mory hall Friday evening, Feb. 20.
The invitations are elaborately de
signed and are very tasty. The vari
ous committees are named as fol
lows; Reception Committee Capt. II. C.
P. DeKraft, Lieut. A. E. Bradley,
Lieut. F. L. Tubbs, Lieut. E. X. Lund
burg, Lieut. S. B. Hall, assistant sur
geon. Ensign E. V. Ramser, Ensign A.
Executive Committee John E. Sul
livan, president; Emil Schadt, vice
president; H. C. Potter, secretary;
James II. Sullivan, treasurer; John
Olson, seaman; Emil Johnson, sea
man; Mylo Scully-, coxswain; Thomas
Kroeger, seaman; Ralph Smith, quar
termaster; Harry Barber, gunner's
mate; Frank Blair, boatswain's mate.
Floor Committee Seamen Harry
Battles, Bert Charles, George A.
Wood, William Quiltey, William
The social at the Y. M. C. A. last ev
ening was a very pleasant affair, al
though counter attractions interfered
somewhat with the attendance. There
was. a basketball game early in the
evening between the Y. M. C. A. reg
ular teairt and a picked aggregation,
which resulted in a victory for the
former. Then the literature was auc
tioned off by W. B. Mclntyre, the usu
al demand for it being manifested.
The ladies of the flower committee
of the Memorial Christian church
gave, a lawn party in the lecture
room of the church Thursday even
ing. The room was decorated with
Chinese lauterns and evergreens and
the ladies were in their summer cos
tumes, all combining to render the
scene as real as though it were upon
the church lawn on a summer's even
ing. The Mozart club, composed of the
pupils of Miss Myrtle F. Buck, gave a
very pleasing recital this afternoon
at Miss Buck's home, 1G21 Third ave
nue. Those who took part were:
Theckla Heimbeck. Nellie Kahlke,
Clare Appelquist, Motavena Stelck,
Catherine lleinibeck, Maria Nichols
and Hazel Appelquist.
The senior high school class last
evening gave a reception in honor of
the retiring principal. J. F. Darby, at
the residence of Miss Klsa Simon. The
attendance included the members of
the class, the members of the high
school corps of instructor? and Supt.
and Mrs. 11. B. Hayden. Following the
reception proper refreshments were
served. A pretty feature was the pre
senting of each guest with a photo
graph of the guest of honor draped
in the crimson and gold of the high
school. Mr. Darby expects to leave
for Muscogee, I. T., Monday.
The Aiirim1:in:i business college
- - - - - - -' r. - - r- -
students held a St. Valentine's social
last evening at JuacK JiawKs waxen
Tower. About ninety young people
were in attendance. Refreshments
weie s-erved. following the renditiom
of a program and games. were played.
The attendance at the business col
lege this year is larger than in any
nast seasons and much interest in the
work is manifested.
The class at a recent meeting elect
ed the following officers:
Pr es i d en t O. Boh man.
Secretary Alma Lindahl.
Treasurer Gustave Eck.
Chicago, Feb. 14 Following are the open
ing. highest, lowest and closing quotation
In today's markets:
July, 74; 74K; 73-; 74! .
May. 45H ; 45 45: Ah
July. 43?,; 43?g; 3H;iVi
UkU. May ?CH .
July, 33'4". 3iJ .
M3T. 17.05: 17-17:17 05: 17 12
July, 16.47; 16.5J; 16.17; 10.52
Feb., 9 W); P.6": 90: 9.C0.
Mav. 9 50 U 52 9 (0: 9 52.
July, 9 32 9 35: 9 30;
May. 9 37.9.1.". 9.37: 0 47
July, 9.17; .Si; 9.17: 9.
KfcelDta todav: Wheat 33. corn 537, oats
203; hogs 12,'H: cattle 3uo, sheep l.ouo. .
bogs at Kansas uny z.iuu, tame to,
hogs at Omaha 6.000. cattle too
Hog market opened 5c higher.
Hogs left over 6.850.
Light. .6 35&6 85: mixed and butch
ers. .607 15; good heavy, I6.70&7.22; rough
heavy, 6.70ft6 90.
Cattle market opned unchanged.
Sheep market opened steady.
Union stock yards 8:40 a. m.
Hog market slow to 10c higher.
Light. i8.3Nao.85: mixed and butchers, W.65
&7.15 good heavy. 6.75(a7.25; rough heavy.
Cattle . market uncoangeii.
Beeves 3.0i25 75. cows aud heifers 1 50fi
4 60. Texas steers 13. 5031.40, Blockers and
feeders 12 2MC.4.50.
Sheep market steady.
Hog market closed steady.
Lleht. I6 3V&6.85: mixed and butchers, 6.65
7.15: good heavy, 6.75&7.25; rough heavy.
Cattle market closed steady.
Sheep market closed strong.
F.Ntt mated recetuta Monday: Wheat 80.
corn 300, eats 210. hogs 44.000.
New York Itank Statement.
New York. Feb 14. Reserves on all de
posits decreased $3,016,000: reneivcg on de
posits other than U S. decreased 3, 00,875
loans lDcrcased.ll.274.800: specie increased.
13.788.600; legals decreased, 13.772,100; deposits
increased. 1,130.000; circulation decreased,
New York Stocks.
New York. Feb. 14. The following are the
losing quotations on the New York stock
so. Pacitic en gar iwH.caA.com.
gas 106ft . Penna.l5CM- B. & 0. 100ft . C. H. 1. &
e. com49S.C.M. &St. P 1784, Manhattan I4i,
Pacific Mail Atchison com , 88'i, W. U.
rel. Co. ... N. Y. Central U9S. L. & N.
12tt?i, B.. K. T. 69. Rdg. com. (MS. leather
com. copper 70. Atcnison pid. 101. U.
. Steel ptd 88, U. S. Steel common 38.
Missouri Pacitic 111. Union Pacitic common
KjS coal and Iron 63 . Erie common 89X;
Wabash ptd HH. Can Pacific 138. Republic
Steel common SI. Republic Steel pfd. 7"4.
M. K. & T. common 29, American Car
and Foundry common ...
AH. the news all the time The
Argus. . . ... ...
Dr. E. A. Edlen, of Moline, has been
engaged as physical director for the
spring term. Dr. Edlen is a graduate
of this institution and thoroughly
competent as a physical director, and
although exceedingly busy in his pro
fession has consented to devote one
hour each school day to instructing
the college gymnastics.
' Dr N. Forsander officiated at serv
ices in the chapel last Sunday even
ing, and also lectured before the mis
sion class in the afternoon. Tomor
row evening IJev. L. A. Ilakanson, of
St. Paul, will conduct the services in
colleR-e chapel. . llev. Ilakanson is
here in the interest of synodical mis
A reception for all members of the
conservatory and their friends will
be held in the auditorium and Cable
hall next Wednesday eveninsr.
The basketball game between Au
gustana and Iloek Island Y. M. C. A.
this evening promises to be a very. in
teresting affair. Augustana has not
yet been defeated this; season and is
(day ing a splendid game.
The committee on new courses has
held two. meetings lately and the
work is progressing to a speedy con
clusion. The new courses may con
tain a pre-medical departmen. and
possibly a pre-law department.
The funeral of the infant son of Mr.
and Mrs. John .1. I'llemeyer took place
at 10 o'clock tliis morning from the
home, 1511 Ninth avenue. Itev. Wil
liam Torrance was in charge of the
services and interment was made at
Have you seen tlie new... .
The latest and best attachment
on the market.
It is Just What You
Have Been Looking For.
The height of perfection, cm
liodjing as it does the best
features of other players, and
the new special improvements
of its own. Call at our ware
rooms and examine it.
Free R.ecitOk.1 2-4 o'clock
16091 G09 Second Avenue.
The thrifty housewives of the Tri-Cities and vicinity have learned to look on this
annual sale as a time when strictly high-class, dependable linens can be bought at un
usually iow prices it is a time when many people do their heaviest linen buy in
realizing mat nownere else can they trade with equal money-saving advantages.
We have been months in preparing for this annual event and in gathering from all points of the world
where flax is grown, and linens are produced, the most select patterns, the best values and the greatest
positive bargains it has ever been ourpleasure to present to the public.
Over 200 in stock, Irish
and Scotch weaves, damask
of the highest grade yarns,
beautiful designs, in aU the
popular sizes including
round table cloths all with
napkins to matoh We
quote special for this sale :
. Damask cloths,
2 yds square for A J
Damask cloths, f QT
2x2i yds long for l.O
72-inch Irish, Scotch and
German satin damask in a
great collection of designs
plain centers, festoon
borders also figured cen
ters double borders and all
over designs very superior
qualities bought expressly
for this gale and Qk C
priced special at. J J C
Napkins to match.
72-inch Irish full bleached
damask in newest patterns
priced at many sales as
special at 1.00, CTl--
here, per yard O 2C
Napkins to match, per
Table Damask continued
Fine Irish damask, satin
finished special j C
for this sale .... d JC
Half bleached 72-inch, all
pure linen damask, extra
Eg 27. 64c
e and sizes, bleached
and half bleached greatest
napkin values in the tri
cities. napkins, per C--
doz. from 1.75 to JJUK
napkins, per AQ..
doz. from 6.00 to XJZC
Here are three remark
able values -
60 dozen fall bleached 5'
25 dozen fall bleached
25 dozen fall bleached
Extra heavy 54-inch table
felt priced special for this
4 dozen table tops or un
hemmed damask lunch
cloths 36 inches tqnare,
Immense variety of side
board, dresser and wash
stand scarfs, lunch cloths,
tray cloths, doylies, etc,
in all styles and sizes at
very low prices.
Hundreds of dozens of
towels, all the different
styles hnck, damask,
birdseye and Turkish, hem
stitched, fringed and hem
med. All kinds of prices,
but note these :
Huck, Damask and Turkish
Towels, bargain lots
1.00 doz each 9c
1.40 doz each 12jc.
1.95 doz each 17? 3c.
2.75 doz each 25c.
Plain and figured, huck
and damask, twilled and
plain all widths:
1000 yards natural finished
850 yards all linen fcl
plain toweling 2C
900 yards assorted, plain
and checked glass C
Round thread, very popular
for shirt waists, 45 and ;(-
inch widths, per vf C
yard, from $1.25
72 inc ii
bleached and half bleached
all-linen table damask, one
of the very best valuea we
have ever seen and worth
much more at per
New Silks for a New Purpose
Dame fashion has a new and sensible suggestion for the use of silks
the shirt waist suit. We have now on display about 50 new effects in
plain and fancy silks for shirt waisc saits, very specially priced, too.
Shepherd checks in
taffeta, yard J)8o to.
Shepherd checks in
Louisine, yard ,
Shepherd checks in
Peau de Scie . .
New Canille, Pekin
stripes, 19 to 27 inches
wide, at 1.12, 98c and. .
Shantung Pongees, em
broidered at 1.25 and . .
Shantung Pongees, plain J
at per yard, 93c, 89c and m JC
27-inch plain and change
fcb'.e taffetas at 98c
10 pieces black taffeta the reliable
kind, value 75c, for Monday and
Tuesday if they last, ElCl-
Specials in Domestics
One-half case of the celebrated extra
Star Mills tine bleached muslin Mon
day and until Q1
10OO yds Oreat Northern I.L. brown
shcetiDtr. while it lasts,
yard. (None at wholesale) 2
2000 yds lHc quality line madras
shirtinirs. a few imperfections in these
next week, ju.t half price Vs C
yard 8c. !c
To call sharp attention to our complete
stock of the newest and best shoes for
men, we mention the following attrac
tion: Men's fine Vici Kid, heavy sole Shoes,
plain or cap toes No $3.00 shoe can look
or wear better Our special price, begin
ning Monday, and all week if Q
they last all sizes JL O
Misses seamless, elastic rib, Lisle Ilose,
the 25c kind bnt the maker did not
have all sizes and we bought the lot at
about half price. These so on sale Mon
day in two lots sizes up to
New Record -Making
I LIC SALE
the.. BOSTON STORE
Commencing Monday, Feb. 16, at 9:30.
See he Stiow Window
We place on sale 1500 yards of tlie new Novelty
spring silks for waists andldresses beautiful designs
and fabrics not a piece in the lot that is not usually
considered a bargain at $1.00 others at $1.25 and
To create a memorable stir in silks, we oiler you
your choice of Crepe de Chines, Satin Duchess in
Fancy and plain, plain TatlVtas-Liberry Satin Loui
sine, Mories in light and dark shades, including black,
Foulards,Pongees, fine lace stripe Talfeta and Dres
den designs at 59 cents per yard.
59c per Yard.
We won't urge you to buy a glance at the show window and styles
inside will do that but we make public this phenomenal oiler so far in
advance so that all who wish may have equal advantage in King on hand
Monday. Not a yard sold until 9:30 Monday morning.
ROCK ISLAND SAVINGS BANK j
BOCK ISLAND, 1LU
Incorporated Under the State Law. 4 Ter Cent
Interest Paid on Deposits.
Money Loaned on Personal Collateral or Ileal Estate Security.
J. M. Euford, Tresident.
John Crubaugh, Vice Tresident.
I Greenawalt, Cashier.
Began the business July 2, 1S90,
and oecunvinsr S. E. corner of
Mitchell & Lynde's new building.
R. R. Cable, P. Greenawalt, $
John Crubaugh, Thil Mitchell,
II. P. Hull, L. Simon, J
E. VT. Hurst, J. M. Euford,
John Volk. 2
Mr.iif;tnrs Jackson and Ilurst. V
Mitcnell JS Lynde's new ouiiciing. uun.. -
Wet feet make doctors' bills. Dry feet make
happy, comfortable people and save medicine.
Lots of sick folks around now because they
They are damp resisting shoes full of hard
wear. They are life preservers and money
savers. Ilun in and see them.
307 Twentieth Street.
208 Brady Street, Davenport. Footfitters.
Men's Shoes $2.50 and S3.50.
: Paridion & Sort.. :
X Dealers in Wall Taper, Paints, Oils, Glass, Koom
X Mouldings, etc. Also sole agents for Patton's X
X Sun Proof ready mixed paint, the best ready X
mixed paint in the market. All painting and X
paper hanging entrusted to us given our per-
eonal attention, and satisfaction guaranteed.
Old: Union 213
Maw: No 0313
419 Seventeenth St. Phones:
Dr. S. H. MILLER.. M. D. V. g
Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist.
Graduate of McKillip's Veterinary College, Chicago, 111.
g V Office and Veterinary Hospital
S1S5 Tblrd Avt-na, Kock Ilrd, III. Residence 1812 Fourth Arena
fWloe hours 7 to 8 . m . I to 2 r. m . 7 to 10 n. m. Central Phones: omee lW
West, Residence K61 Weti ijnion-rnoacs:
Office 5"07, Residence 5327.
want a new one. We sell new ma